Statics For Dummies

  • Filename: statics-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9780470891889
  • Release Date: 2010-08-13
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: James H. Allen, III
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The fast and easy way to ace your statics course Does the study of statics stress you out? Does just the thought of mechanics make you rigid? Thanks to this book, you can find balance in the study of this often-intimidating subject and ace even the most challenging university-level courses. Statics For Dummies gives you easy-to-follow, plain-English explanations for everything you need to grasp the study of statics. You'll get a thorough introduction to this foundational branch of engineering and easy-to-follow coverage of solving problems involving forces on bodies at rest; vector algebra; force systems; equivalent force systems; distributed forces; internal forces; principles of equilibrium; applications to trusses, frames, and beams; and friction. Offers a comprehensible introduction to statics Covers all the major topics you'll encounter in university-level courses Plain-English guidance help you grasp even the most confusing concepts If you're currently enrolled in a statics course and looking for a friendlier way to get a handle on the subject, Statics For Dummies has you covered.

Mechanics of Materials For Dummies

  • Filename: mechanics-of-materials-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118089019
  • Release Date: 2011-06-15
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: James H. Allen, III
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Your ticket to excelling in mechanics of materials With roots in physics and mathematics, engineering mechanics is the basis of all the mechanical sciences: civil engineering, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering, and aeronautical and aerospace engineering. Tracking a typical undergraduate course, Mechanics of Materials For Dummies gives you a thorough introduction to this foundational subject. You'll get clear, plain-English explanations of all the topics covered, including principles of equilibrium, geometric compatibility, and material behavior; stress and its relation to force and movement; strain and its relation to displacement; elasticity and plasticity; fatigue and fracture; failure modes; application to simple engineering structures, and more. Tracks to a course that is a prerequisite for most engineering majors Covers key mechanics concepts, summaries of useful equations, and helpful tips From geometric principles to solving complex equations, Mechanics of Materials For Dummies is an invaluable resource for engineering students!

Thermodynamics For Dummies

  • Filename: thermodynamics-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118120989
  • Release Date: 2011-07-12
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Mike Pauken
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Take some heat off the complexity of thermodynamics Does the mere thought of thermodynamics make you sweat? It doesn't have to! This hands-on guide helps you score your highest in a thermodynamics course by offering easily understood, plain-English explanations of how energy is used in things like automobiles, airplanes, air conditioners, and electric power plants. Thermodynamics 101 — take a look at some examples of both natural and man-made thermodynamic systems and get a handle on how energy can be used to perform work Turn up the heat — discover how to use the first and second laws of thermodynamics to determine (and improve upon) the efficiency of machines Oh, behave — get the 411 on how gases behave and relate to one another in different situations, from ideal-gas laws to real gases Burn with desire — find out everything you need to know about conserving mass and energy in combustion processes Open the book and find: The laws of thermodynamics Important properties and their relationships The lowdown on solids, liquids, and gases How work and heat go handin hand The cycles that power thermodynamic processes Chemical mixtures and reactions Ten pioneers in thermodynamics Real-world applications of thermodynamic laws and concepts Learn to: Master the concepts and principles of thermodynamics Develop the problem-solving skills used by professional engineers Ace your thermodynamics course

Statics and Dynamics Demystified

  • Filename: statics-and-dynamics-demystified.
  • ISBN: 9780071478830
  • Release Date: 2006-11-22
  • Number of pages: 246
  • Author: David McMahon
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



The fast and easy way to learn statics and dynamics This new title in the popular Demystified series offers practical, easy-to-follow coverage of the difficult statics and dynamics course. Expert author David McMahon follows the standard curriculum, starting with basic mathematical concepts and moving on to advanced topics such as Newton's Law, structural analysis, centrifugal forces, kinematics, and the LaGrange method.

Statistics For Dummies

  • Filename: statistics-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118012062
  • Release Date: 2011-04-12
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Deborah J. Rumsey
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9780470911082) is now being published as Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293521). While this version features an older Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the new release and should not be considered a different product. The fun and easy way to get down to business with statistics Stymied by statistics? No fear ? this friendly guide offers clear, practical explanations of statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations, with lots of examples that show you how these concepts apply to your everyday life. Statistics For Dummies shows you how to interpret and critique graphs and charts, determine the odds with probability, guesstimate with confidence using confidence intervals, set up and carry out a hypothesis test, compute statistical formulas, and more. Tracks to a typical first semester statistics course Updated examples resonate with today's students Explanations mirror teaching methods and classroom protocol Packed with practical advice and real-world problems, Statistics For Dummies gives you everything you need to analyze and interpret data for improved classroom or on-the-job performance.

Signals and Systems For Dummies

  • Filename: signals-and-systems-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118475669
  • Release Date: 2013-05-17
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Mark Wickert
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Getting mixed signals in your signals and systems course? The concepts covered in a typical signals and systems course are often considered by engineering students to be some of the most difficult to master. Thankfully, Signals & Systems For Dummies is your intuitive guide to this tricky course, walking you step-by-step through some of the more complex theories and mathematical formulas in a way that is easy to understand. From Laplace Transforms to Fourier Analyses, Signals & Systems For Dummies explains in plain English the difficult concepts that can trip you up. Perfect as a study aid or to complement your classroom texts, this friendly, hands-on guide makes it easy to figure out the fundamentals of signal and system analysis. Serves as a useful tool for electrical and computer engineering students looking to grasp signal and system analysis Provides helpful explanations of complex concepts and techniques related to signals and systems Includes worked-through examples of real-world applications using Python, an open-source software tool, as well as a custom function module written for the book Brings you up-to-speed on the concepts and formulas you need to know Signals & Systems For Dummies is your ticket to scoring high in your introductory signals and systems course.

Psychology Statistics For Dummies

  • Filename: psychology-statistics-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781119953944
  • Release Date: 2012-08-10
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: Donncha Hanna
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The introduction to statistics that psychology students can't afford to be without Understanding statistics is a requirement for obtaining and making the most of a degree in psychology, a fact of life that often takes first year psychology students by surprise. Filled with jargon-free explanations and real-life examples, Psychology Statistics For Dummies makes the often-confusing world of statistics a lot less baffling, and provides you with the step-by-step instructions necessary for carrying out data analysis. Psychology Statistics For Dummies: Serves as an easily accessible supplement to doorstop-sized psychology textbooks Provides psychology students with psychology-specific statistics instruction Includes clear explanations and instruction on performing statistical analysis Teaches students how to analyze their data with SPSS, the most widely used statistical packages among students

Circuit Analysis For Dummies

  • Filename: circuit-analysis-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118590560
  • Release Date: 2013-04-01
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: John Santiago
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Circuits overloaded from electric circuit analysis? Many universities require that students pursuing a degree in electrical or computer engineering take an Electric Circuit Analysis course to determine who will "make the cut" and continue in the degree program. Circuit Analysis For Dummies will help these students to better understand electric circuit analysis by presenting the information in an effective and straightforward manner. Circuit Analysis For Dummies gives you clear-cut information about the topics covered in an electric circuit analysis courses to help further your understanding of the subject. By covering topics such as resistive circuits, Kirchhoff's laws, equivalent sub-circuits, and energy storage, this book distinguishes itself as the perfect aid for any student taking a circuit analysis course. Tracks to a typical electric circuit analysis course Serves as an excellent supplement to your circuit analysis text Helps you score high on exam day Whether you're pursuing a degree in electrical or computer engineering or are simply interested in circuit analysis, you can enhance you knowledge of the subject with Circuit Analysis For Dummies.

Fluid Mechanics DeMYSTiFied

  • Filename: fluid-mechanics-demystified.
  • ISBN: 9780071626828
  • Release Date: 2009-06-14
  • Number of pages: 314
  • Author: Merle Potter
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Your solution to mastering fluid mechanics Need to learn about the properties of liquids and gases the pressures and forces they exert? Here's your lifeline! Fluid Mechanics Demystified helps you absorb the essentials of this challenging engineering topic. Written in an easy-to-follow format, this practical guide begins by reviewing basic principles and discussing fluid statics. Next, you'll dive into fluids in motion, integral and differential equations, dimensional analysis, and similitude. Internal, external, and compressible flows are also covered. Hundreds of worked examples and equations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and two final exam, with solutions to all their problems, help reinforce learning. This hands-on, self-teaching text offers: Numerous figures to illustrate key concepts Details on Bernoulli's equation and the Reynolds number Coverage of entrance, laminar, turbulent, open channel, and boundary layer flows SI units throughout A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Fluid Mechanics Demystified is your shortcut to understanding this essential engineering subject.

Engineering Mechanics

  • Filename: engineering-mechanics.
  • ISBN: 9780136077909
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 655
  • Author: R. C. Hibbeler
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall



Engineering Mechanics: Combined Statics & Dynamics, Twelfth Editionis ideal for civil and mechanical engineering professionals. In his substantial revision ofEngineering Mechanics, R.C. Hibbeler empowers students to succeed in the whole learning experience. Hibbeler achieves this by calling on his everyday classroom experience and his knowledge of how students learn inside and outside of lecture. In addition to over 50% new homework problems, the twelfth edition introduces the new elements ofConceptual Problems,Fundamental ProblemsandMasteringEngineering, the most technologically advanced online tutorial and homework system.

Statistics II for Dummies

  • Filename: statistics-ii-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9780470466469
  • Release Date: 2009-08-31
  • Number of pages: 408
  • Author: Deborah Rumsey
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The ideal supplement and study guide for students preparing for advanced statistics Packed with fresh and practical examples appropriate for a range of degree-seeking students, Statistics II For Dummies helps any reader succeed in an upper-level statistics course. It picks up with data analysis where Statistics For Dummies left off, featuring new and updated examples, real-world applications, and test-taking strategies for success. This easy-to-understand guide covers such key topics as sorting and testing models, using regression to make predictions, performing variance analysis (ANOVA), drawing test conclusions with chi-squares, and making comparisons with the Rank Sum Test.

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